Well done 'Chester'!

Student cricketers and staff of Manchester High school formally accept the ISSA/Grace Headley trophy from GraceKennedy's Chief Executive Officer, Don Wehby during the ISSA Gracekennedy schoolboy cricket awards at Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston recently. Manchester High, the losing all-island... Read More

Old Harbour's Chevonne Beadle crowned Miss Universe Jamaica Central
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Residents of this south-central town who turned up for the Miss Universe Jamaica Central coronation earlier this month at the Manchester High School had themselves a treat.... Read More

A boost for Warminster Primary's fencing project
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Colerlyn Nembhard, retired teacher and resident of the quiet community of Warminster, located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains not far from the JISCO/Alpart alumina plant, describes herself as a “beggar for my...... Read More

Talent competition a hit at Park Mountain Primary
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — As the long summer holidays approached, Park Mountain Primary School, a mile west of here, staged its annual Miss Park Mountain Primary School competition. ... Read More

A boost for Mandeville Regional's ENT department

Monday, July, 15 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The recent donation of a surgical microscope to the Mandeville Regional Hospital has greatly enhanced the institution's capacity to deal with ear, nose and throat (ENT) cases, medical experts say. Read More

I don't want to sit and beg

BY KATRICH WALKER Observer writer | Monday, July, 15 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Thirty-six-year-old amputee, David Daley, is determined to support his family and himself despite having to live with one leg. Read More


Monday, July, 15 2019    

The Manchester Parish Development Committee and the Municipal Corporation recently hosted a Manchester 2030 consultation to discuss planning issues relating to water, solid waste, firefighting, traffic, and the judiciary at the RADA Conference Room in Mandeville. Photo shows Nicole Kellerman... Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, July, 15 2019    

(1) Monday July 15Mandeville Police Civic CommitteeAnnual General Meeting &Mandeville Top Cop AwardsIngleside Wellness & Recreational CentreMandeville, Manchester - 4:00 pm (2) Tuesday July 16 Read More

Third time's the charm for Manchester Festival Queen — Isha Nation

Monday, July, 1 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Isha Nation was recently crowned as Miss Manchester Festival Queen 2019. Read More

Woodlawn Moves!

BY KATRICH WALKER Observer writer | Monday, July, 1 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Principal of Woodlawn School of Special Education, Tamara Royal-Reynolds and the Jamaica Moves initiative have been striving to keep students healthy through physical exercise. As part of that effort, school leaders recently organised the 'Woodlawn Moves... Read More

STETHS restricted to Under-14 cricket title in 2019

Monday, July, 1 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Long-standing kingpins of Jamaican schoolboy cricket, St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), will have to make do with only the all-rural ISSA/Grace Under-14 cricket title in 2019. Read More

Mayfield All-Age tops JISCO/Alpart safety-based quiz competition

Monday, July, 1 2019    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — Mayfield All-Age School in South East St Elizabeth recently won the 28th staging of the JISCO/Alpart Home School Street (HSS) Safety Programme Quiz Competition 2019. Read More

BMR Jamaica Wind donates medical equipment

Monday, July, 1 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — BMR Jamaica Wind Ltd recently donated medical equipment worth $1 million to the Mandeville Regional Hospital and the Black River Hospital. Read More


Monday, July, 1 2019    

Students from several Manchester primary schools recently took part in an initiative called Mathlympics 2019, aimed at helping students develop a better grasp of mathematics while having fun. Photo shows students parading on Mathlympics Day at New Green Primary... Read More

Congrats, girl!

Monday, July, 1 2019    

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson (right) congratulates 17-year-old Briana Williams after the latter became the first Jamaican teenager to break the 11-second barrier for the women's 100 metres during the recent JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships... Read More


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